Discover all about local Chicago author Kathleen Rooney and her bestselling novel; Lillian Boxfish Takes A Walk... Read more


Author Samantha Irby’s intricate, raw humor cuts through all boundaries, both emotionally and culturally. Her acerbic humor captures readers on every level, leaving them in awe of her courage to share her most vulnerable parts. Read more

How She Did It

The book details the history of 10 grassroots feminist organizations and presents the struggles and triumphs of the women who built them. Read more

Think About It

Margot Bisnow has interviewed 60 mothers and their entrepreneurial sons and daughters, compiling her findings in her new book: Raising an Entrepreneur: 10 Rules for Nurturing Risk Takers, Problem Solvers, and Change Makers. Read more

Family + Friends

Author Cole Lavalais explains the inspiration behind Summer of the Cicadas, her most recent novel, and the thematic roles that mental illness, feminism and family relationships play within the story. Read more

How She Did It

This cookbook author and entrepreneur who brings her love of Indian flavors to her readers makes our list honoring women in the Chicago's culinary scene. Meet Anupy Singla. Read more

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